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New Job Vacancies Geita and Kagera Afya Kwanza Project at MDH Tanzania

New Job Vacancies Geita and Kagera Afya Kwanza Project at MDH Tanzania

Overview
Management and Development for Health (MDH) is a non-profit, non-governmental organization whose primary aim is to contribute to address public health priorities of the people of Tanzania and the world at large. These priorities include: communicable diseases such as HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria; Reproductive, Maternal, New-born and Child health (RMNCH); Nutrition; Non-Communicable Diseases of public health significance; as well as Health System Strengthening. MDH strongly believes in and works in partnership with various local and global institutions, Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children (MOHCDGEC); President’s Office Regional Authorities and Local Government (PORALG); donor agencies; academic and non-academic institutions; implementing partners; civil society, community-based and faith-based organizations and others.

New Job Opportunities at Management and Development for Health (MDH)
In this regard MDH now invites applications from suitable, qualified and skilled persons to fill the following available vacancies below….

TB/HIV OFFICER

Position: TB/HIV OFFICER
Project: AFYA KWANZA
Location: GEITA
Reports to: REGIONAL TB/HIV MANAGER (RTB-HIVM)
Job Summary:
The TB/HIV Officer works with and supports the MDH RTB-HIV Manager to ensure efficient implementation, M&E and reporting of TB/HIV services in her/his respective region including direct field coordination of key program priorities such as Isoniazid prevention therapy (IPT), intensified TB case finding and multi-drug resistant TB diagnosis and management. She/he is responsible for field implementation, coordination and reporting of TB-HIV initiatives in her/his respective region under the guidance of the RTB-HIVM and in collaboration with DPMs and other MDH staff and relevant regional, council and health facility staff.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To support implementation, M&E and reporting of TB-HIV services under the Afya Kwanza project, as well as other relevant activities.
  • To support implementation of initiatives to address key program, donor and national priorities – such as intensive TB screening and case finding among PLHIVs and IPT in line with national guidelines.
  • To provide TA to the DACC, DTLC and HFs in planning, implementation, M&E and reporting of TB-HIV services.
  • To support RTB-HIV Manager to assess and implement initiatives to address skill and resource needs in TB-HIV services through supportive supervision, mentorship, on-job training, CQI and other approaches in collaboration with R/DTLC.
  • To support timely collection and submission of TB-HIV data as well as support strengthening of the related M&E systems – in collaboration with the M&E team.
  • To support RTB-HIV Manager in writing technical program documents including reports, best practices, lessons learned and other relevant documents.
  • To support and advise the RTB-HIV Manager on all TB-HIV issues and perform other relevant duties as assigned by the RTB-HIV Manager.
  • To perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Supervisor from time to time.
New Job Vacancies Geita and Kagera Afya Kwanza Project at MDH Tanzania
  • Requirements: Education, Work experience and Skills
  • Degree or Advanced Diploma in Nursing or related medical field with relevant national registration.
  • Master’s degree in Public Health or related field is an added advantage.
  • At least two (2) years of experience working in public health programs/ services.
  • At least two (2) years of experience in design, implementation, management and M&E of TB-HIV or related clinical and public health programs and services.
  • Experience in using CQI, PHE and OR techniques to address public health challenges
  • Experience in writing reports, best practices and lessons learned.
  • Excellent command of Swahili and English languages, in written and oral communication.
  • Experience in basic computer applications such as MS Word, Excel, Power point and internet
  • Ability to work under pressure and stringent deadlines.

REGIONAL TB/HIV MANAGER
Position: REGIONAL TB/HIV MANAGER
Project: AFYA KWANZA
Location: KAGERA
Reports to: REGIONAL PROJECT MANAGER
Job Summary:
The Regional TB/HIV Manager is a technical expert in all matters pertaining to TB/HIV programs and services. She/ He provides technical leadership and oversight of TB and TBHIV related interventions and services. This includes; keeping abreast with key advances in the area of TB/HIV; translating into practice, key program, national and global priorities in Tuberculosis and HIV; as well as working with and providing substantive and technical direction and assistance to other MDH staff at supported regions and districts, key stakeholders at regional and local government authorities.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To lead and oversee planning, implementation, M&E & reporting of TB and TBHIV services under the Afya Kwanza project, as well as other relevant activities across supported region.
  • Provide substantive and timely input in the implementation of the Tuberculosis and TB/HIV projects, including reporting on progress vis-à-vis planned activities and expected outputs.
  • To oversee implementation of key program initiatives to address program, donor and national priorities – such as Intensified TB case finding, TB infection control and Isoniazid Preventive Therapy in line with national guidelines.
  • To oversee needs assessment on TB programs and services and organize efforts to address these needs including capacity building and health system strengthening in collaboration with the R/DPMs, R/DACCs and R/DTLCs.
  • To ensure timeliness and accuracy of relevant TB data as well as support strengthening of the related M&E systems – in collaboration with the M&E team.
  • Ensure timely collection and provision of requested information for the quarterly progress reports.
  • Lead efforts to robustly analyse and utilize TB/HIV data to inform plans, priorities and resource allocation and write reports, best practices and lessons learned for wider dissemination.
  • To lead efforts to identify gaps in TB and TBHIV services; design and implement operational research (OR), PHE, secondary data analyses and CQI initiatives to address these gaps.
  • To Participate in district and regional meetings and consultations to share and disseminate MDH experience and models of TB/HIV services integration and coordination.
  • To assist the program and country to rollout and scale-up suitable models for TB/HIV, in collaboration with Ministries of Health, Global Fund and other stakeholders.
  • To implement & manage a robust capacity building program HCPs supporting TB and TBHIV clinics; capitalizing on supportive supervision, mentorship & on-job training in line with national guidelines.
  • To supervise program staff under her/him across all supported regions and councils.
  • To engage and facilitate strategic collaboration with key technical and community-based stakeholders, in TB control and TBHIV including community leaders and IPs.
  • To lead efforts in writing technical program documents including project proposals, work-plans, reports, best practices, lessons learned and other relevant documents, as required by the RPM.
  • To support and advise the regional project manager on all TB and TBHIV issues and perform other relevant duties as assigned by her/his supervisor.
  • To perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Supervisor from time to time.

Requirements: Education, Work experience and Skills

  • Medical Doctor degree with current registration from the Medical Council of Tanzania.
  • Master’s degree in Public Health or related field is an added advantage.
  • At least 3 years of experience working in public health programs/ services.
  • At least 3 years of experience in design, implementation, management and M&E of HIV testing. ART linkage or related clinical and public health programs and services.
  • Experience in using CQI, PHE and OR techniques to address public health challenges.
  • Excellent command of Swahili and English languages, in written and oral communication.
  • Experience in basic computer applications such as MS Word, Excel, Power point and internet.
  • Ability to work under pressure and stringent deadlines.


TO APPLY:

Interested candidates should submit an application letter indicating clearly the position applied for, a detailed copy of their CV, and names and contact information (email addresses and telephone numbers) of three work related referees.
Applications should be submitted by 12th February 2021, to the Director of Human Resource through e-mail hr@mdh-tz.org. Kindly note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
Please note MDH don’t have any recruitment agents and don’t charge any fees to the interested candidates

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